Columns p.28 Build a Third-Generation Phonetic Speech Synthesizer [author Steve Ciarcia] The latest development in phonetic speech synthesis is the Silicon Systems SSI263 chip. p.47 User's Column: New Machines, Networks, and Sundry Software [author Jerry Pournelle] Chaos Manor is inundated with new computers. p.81 BYTE West Coast: A First Look at Dayflo [author Ezra Shapiro] A free-form database gets you closer to your ideas. Themes p.93 Feigning Reality [author Art Little] This month's theme articles explore the use of software models to solve real-world problems. p.95 Computer Simulation: What It Is and How It's Done [author Richard Bronson] An introduction to modeling and computer simulation as they apply to microcomputers. p.106 Simulating Reality with Computer Graphics [author Peter R. Sørensen] One of the most intriguing branches of computer science promises to get even more exciting in the future. p.138 Simulation of Weighted Voting: The Banzhaf Index [author Philip A. Schrodt] In choosing and electing candidates, sometimes a small political party has the greatest influence. p.157 Queue Simulation [author E. Hart Rasmussen] A microcomputer can help you manage waiting lines. p.179 A Risky Business - An Introduction to Monte Carlo Venture Analysis [author Pat Macaluso] The author explains a simple method for analyzing business risks. p.194 Simulation and Graphics on Microcomputers [author Ronald R. Miller] Some graphic examples may be worth a thousand words. p.204 Going Further [author Charles A. Pratt] A compendium of conferences, organizations, books, and software for microcomputer simulationists. Reviews p.213 Reviewer's Notebook [author Rich Malloy] BYTE's product-review editor comments briefly on the Wang Professional Computer, DEC's Rainbow, and other systems. p.214 Compupro's System 816/C and System 68K - the Two and Only [author Ed Teja] Compupro's new reversibles are 8085/8088 on one side and 68000 on the other. p.224 Microsoft Flight Simulator [author Stan Miastkowski] Even experienced pilots should find this program useful and challenging. p.236 The Eagle PC [author Tom Wadlow] A clone with a few improvements and a few mistakes. p.246 STSC APL* Plus and IBM PC APL: Two APLs for the IBM PC [author Jacques Bensimon] The IBM version of APL is simpler and more conservatively designed; the STSC version is more powerful and more expensive. p.268 Chalk Board's Powerpad and Leonardo's Library [author Elaine Holden] A new large touch panel for the Atari 400/800, the Commodore 64, and the Apple II comes with a wide selection of software. p.274 Simulated Computer II [author Richard Grehan] A graphic demonstration of how a microprocessor operates is also an easy introduction to assembly language. p.282 Bank Street Writer [author Mario Pagnoni] This word processor is simple enough for children but powerful enough for many adult writers. p.288 SPOC: The Chess Master [author Emil Flock and Jonathan Silverman] A close look at a significant chess program for the IBM PC. p.296 M.U.L.E. [author Gene Smarte] Beneath its clever packaging lies a fascinating economic simulation. p.301 The Witness [author Dennis Barker] A murder-mystery game for detectives whose business is trouble. Features p.306 The Tandy TRS-80 Model 2000: A Powerful New MS-DOS Machine [author Rich Malloy] Performance advantages and an attractive price will make this 80186-based machine the new Tandy standard-bearer. p.320 A Closer Look at the IBM PCjr [author G. Michael Vose and Richard S. Shuford] Two BYTE editors compare the PCjr to the PC and evaluate its performance and expandability p.336 The Japan Shows: An Update on the Japanese Computing Scene [author Richard Willis] NEC introduces an impressive 16-bit computer, and Canon shows a remarkable, inexpensive laser printer. p.352 The User Goes to COMDEX, 1983 [author Jerry Pournelle] Sorting through a plethora of booths and products, Jerry manages to find some worthwhile merchandise. p.371 Pascal's Design Flaws: Modula-2 Solutions and Pascal Patches [author Mark C. Johnson and Allen Munro] The authors look at seven subtle problems with Pascal and how Modula-2 avoids them. p.393 Trademarking Software Packages [author Robert Greene Sterne and Perry J. Saidman] Trademark clearance can prevent litigation and loss of hard-earned goodwill. p.400 An EPROM Simulator [author Albert S. Woodhull] This versatile project includes battery backup. p.411 Simulation with Electronic Spreadsheets [author Art Matheny] Spreadsheet programs make a career change. Nucleus p.4 Editorial: Where BYTE Is Going p.9 MICROBYTES p.15 Letters p.418 BYTE's User to User p.430 Ask BYTE p.438 Event Queue p.458 Clubs and Newsletters p.462 Software Received p.470 Books Received p.473 Book Reviews p.474 What's New? p.541 Unclassified p.542 BYTE's Ongoing Monitor Box, BOMB Results p.543 Reader Service
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